The online Veterinary Assistant Certificate prepares students to hep veterinarians with animal care, including assisting with the animals during visits and overnight stays, cleaning cages, bathing animals, sterilizing equipment, feeding, weighing, and ensuring the overall wellbeing of animals in the vet’s care. The curriculum covers a variety of topics including veterinary nursing care, business procedures, diagnostic imaging, clinical pathology, and medical terminology. Students also learn about vet anesthesia, small animal diseases, and medical care, as well as learning to communicate effectively with pet owners and co-workers.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score